Join a rolling online discussion that will span the globe over 24 hours on Twitter or attend one of the NetSquared Melbourne’s event, The art of storytelling: how to get your story straight. FIND OUT MORE : Visit the Connecting Up website here .
This award recognises the efforts of individuals and organisations, with any or no religious affiliation, that have done the most to improve understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims in Australia. The award: widely disseminates good practices that make a significant contribution to improving...
Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services (QAILS), the peak organisation for Queensland’s community legal centres, has launched an exciting new resource to help Queenslanders. The website is a self-directed guide that aims to help users find solutions to their neighbourhood problems...
A new Child Safety Practice Framework was launched on 26 August. The Queensland Government’s response to the Child Protection Commission of Inquiry (Carmody) Final Report continues to bring changes to the child welfare system in Queensland. The Director General stated that the new system will...
Health Start is conducting a study to document the family, social and cultural circumstances of parents with intellectual disabilities. Researchers are undertaking analysis of survey data sources from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the Western Australia Data Linkage System (via the Telethon...
University of Melbourne researchers have found that Indigenous school attendance improved when there was a threat that the Federal Government would cut welfare payments if children didn’t go to school. However, when it became apparent that ceasing welfare payments would not occur, school attendance...
The National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University has published a report titled Drinking in the suburbs: The experiences of Aboriginal young people. The report came about as Perth-based Aboriginal organisation Maamba expressed concern about their young people consuming alcohol and getting...
Being Board Ready: A Guide for Women, was launched by Hon Liza Harvey MLA, Western Australia’s Minister for Women's Interests earlier this year. This guide seeks to assist women to better understand board roles and responsibilities, develop leadership skills, learn how to build networks critical...
A new report from per capita argues that Australia’s retirement system is becoming increasingly inequitable. The report argues that changes being proposed by the federal government will only make the retirement income system more inequitable because the reforms ignore the role of private wealth in...
New Australian research into social media in the not-for-profit sector has identified the top three methods charities employ to encourage people to give. A survey of 177 current and prospective donors, volunteers and supporters of charities revealed that the top three techniques are giving online,...

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